October 11, 1959 — May 20, 2018
QUEENSBURY — Kathleen “Kate” Sweet, 58, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.
Born on Oct. 11, 1959 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Halsey and Frances (Buckley) Hay.
Kathleen was a 1977 graduate of Fort Edward High School. After high school, she went on to receive her bachelor’s degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant at the College of Saint Rose, and she also attended Maria College in Albany. For many years, Kathleen worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant at BOCES, the Stanton Nursing Home and, most recently, Abraham Wing School.
On Sept. 8, 1990, Kathleen married Keith Sweet at St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls with her uncle, the Rev. Robert Buckley, officiating.
She enjoyed gardening, boating, camping, riding her bike and the ocean in Massachusetts. Kathleen enjoyed teaching exercise at Gay Congdon Fitness Firm and the YMCA.
In addition to her parents, Kathleen was predeceased by her uncle, the Rev. Robert Buckley.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Keith; her sister, Eileen Cutler and her daughter, Erin; her special great-nieces, Rheanna and Avery; her brother, Geoffrey Hay and his wife, Nancy, and their children, Matthew, Joshua, Ryan and Mary Frances; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, May 25, at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 80 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls.
A funeral Mass will be conducted at noon following the calling hour at St. Michael the Archangel Church with the Rev. Guy A. Childs officiating.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations in Kathleen’s memory can be made to South High Marathon Dance, 6 Bluebird Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803.
Arrangements are in the care of M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls, NY 12803. To View Kathleen’s Book of Memories and post online condolences, please visit kilmerfuneralhome.com.
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